English Vocabulary Exercises - Verbs, Verbs & more Verbs - Exercise 17-2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Because its blood _______________ copper, the octopus' blood is blue in colour.
2. The old man was able to make a few dollars a day _______________ on the street.
3. She _______________ her family as the most important thing in her life.
4. After waking up with a terrible headache, Pavlo _______________ he would never drink whiskey again.
5. She's worried her English language skills will _______________ once she returns to her homeland.
6. A young girl drowned while _______________ to save her little brother, who had fallen into the river.
7. He couldn't climb the fence so he _______________ underneath it.
8. People are calling on the government to _______________ this virgin forest as a park.
9. The midwife _______________ our baby without problem.
10. My son is _______________ of the dark, so he sleeps with a light on.
11. One or two minor problems _______________ during the project, but we were able to take care of them.
12. My brother and I _______________ out of our house at night and went and stole some cherries from my neighbour's cherry tree.
13. I never go into discos because I can't _______________ the noise.
14. The Americans have sent the space shuttle into orbit in an effort to _______________ a damaged satellite.